American Minute from William J. Federer
APRIL 6, 1917, the United States entered World War I by declaring war on Kaiser Wilhelm II’s Germany.
Within the next two years, America enlisted 4 million soldiers and spent 35 billion dollars, resulting in an Allied victory.
In a Day of Prayer Proclamation, October 19, 1917, President Woodrow Wilson stated:
“In view of the entrance of our nation into the vast and awful war which now afflicts the greater part of the world…I set apart…a day upon which our people should…offer concerted prayer to Almighty God for His divine aid in the success of our arms.”
In another Proclamation, May 11, 1918, President Wilson wrote:
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